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Downspeeding: What You Need to Know

Posted by on 28 June 2016

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Downspeeding is no doubt here to stay as a strategy to increase fuel efficiency and cut back on negative environmental impacts from burning that fuel. Downspeeding accomplishes this by running engines slower at cruising speeds. But this significantly affects how Class 8 trucks function. If you don't understand what's different - and how to proactively address those issues - you could easily wind up with fractured components. No savings there.

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